Meet General Grant
Amerikansk historie, USA's historie, amerikansk biografi om General Ulysses S. Grant, 1822-1889, som først havde en militær karriere, bl.a. i Mexican War, og blev en berømt general i Nordstatshæren, Union Army, under den Amerikanske Borgerkrig, 1861-1865, og senere endte som amerikansk president. Beskriver hans liv, levnedsløb og militære og politiske karriere. Udkom i 1928.
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Then he picked up another sheet of paper and wrote to the War Department that his choice for the vacancy at West Point was Ulysses .. and there his pen paused . Ulysses must have a middle name ...
On February 21 , 1864 , J. B. Jones wrote in his Diary : “ I know my ribs stick out , being covered by skin only , for the want of sufficient food ; and this is the case with many thousands of non - producers , while there is enough for ...
He wrote , in his official report , “ One hundred million dollars of damage has been done to Georgia ; twenty million inured to our benefit , the remainder simply waste and destruction . " Sherman's path was marked by ruin and homeless ...
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This biography of Grant extends into a history of his times. The writing is informed, elegant, readable, and interesting. And very quotable: "Certainly no man can be a Christian and a soldier at the ... Read full review
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